Monday, December 5, 2022

India takes over G20 presidency; to officially assume charge from Dec 1

Indonesia President Joko Widodo handed over the G20 Presidency to India at the closing ceremony of the 17th intergovernmental summit in Bali on Wednesday. India will officially assume the G20 presidency on December 1.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the closing G20 session that taking over the presidency of G20 is a moment of pride for every Indian citizen and LIFE– Lifestyle for Environment will play an important role.
Modi further said that during its stint as the G20 chair, India will organise meets in different states and cities of the country and make it a catalyst for global change. He added that women-led development will be a focal point of the G20 agenda in 2023. Besides this, he said that India will work jointly with other G20 nations toward bridging the digital divide.
G20 Summit took place on November 15 and 16 in Bali, Indonesia. It is a forum for international economic cooperation and represents 85% of the global GDP.

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